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: Weather Forecast

Ⓓ for Farmers and Shipping

: A Religious Service

Relayed from Bristol Cathedral

Order of Service
Hymn, Spirit of mercy, truth and love (A. and M. 155)
Versicles Venite
Psalm xlviii
First Lesson, Joel ii, 28 to end
Te Deum (Walford Davies in F)
Second Lesson, Romans viii, 1-17
Jubilate (Walford Davies in F)
Responses Prayer
Anthem, Come, Holy Ghost (Palestrina)
Address by the Very Rev. Harry W. Blackburne, D.S.O., M.C., Dean of Bristol
Hymn, When God of old came down from Heaven (A. and M. 154)


Unknown: Walford Davies
Unknown: Waljord Davies
Unknown: Very Rev. Harry W. Blackburne

: The BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra

Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, E. Godfrey Brown
Harry Dyson (flute)


Musicians: BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: E. Godfrey Brown
Flautist: Harry Dyson


with DON CARLOS (tenor)


Tenor: Don Carlos


Conductor, SYDNEY V. WOOD
OWEN BRYNGWYN (baritone)


Conductor: Sydney V. Wood
Baritone: Owen Bryngwyn

: A Recital



Soprano: Elsie Suddaby
Violin: Orrea Pernel
Violin: Berkeley Mason


Relayed from The Church of St. Mary,
Redcliffe, Bristol
Order of Service
Hymn, Our Blest Redeemer (E.H. 157) Prayers
Psalm cxlviii
Lesson, St. John xiv, 15-21 Creed Prayers
Hymn, City of God (E.H. 375)
Address by the Rt. Rev. THE Lord
Hymn, Father, hear the prayer we offer (E.H. 385)

: ' The Spirit in the World'

Scenes from
'The Acts of St. Peter'
The Cast will include
Ion Swinley ; Francis de Wolff ; Cecil Scott-Paton ; G. F. Campbell Browne ; Barbara Palmer ; Joan Duan ; Beatrice Gilbert ; Barbara Storey ; Enid Napier ; Bertha Eves ;
Elizabeth Addison


Unknown: Gordon Bottomley
Unknown: Ion Swinley
Unknown: Francis de Wolff
Unknown: Cecil Scott-Paton
Unknown: G. F. Campbell Browne
Unknown: Barbara Palmer
Unknown: Joan Duan
Unknown: Beatrice Gilbert
Unknown: Barbara Storey
Unknown: Enid Napier
Unknown: Bertha Eves
Unknown: Elizabeth Addison
Produced By: Robin Whitworth

: A Recital

STANLEY POPE (baritone)
ELSA KAREN (pianoforte)


Baritone: Stanley Pope
Pianoforte: Elsa Karen


Order of Service
Hymn, Come, Thou Holy Paraclete
(A. and M. 156 ; S.P. 180)
Thanksgivings; Psalm 46 Lesson
Magnificat ; Prayers
Hymn, Our blest Redeemer (A. and M.
207; S.P. 182)
Address by the Rev. PAT MCCORMICK ,
Hymn, Come, ye people, raise the anthem (A. and M. 302; S.P. 477)
Organist, J. H. ALDEN


Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick
Organist: J. H. Alden

: The Week's Good Cause

An Appeal on behalf of THE EMERGENCY OPEN-AIR NURSERIES, by RAY STRACHEY (Mrs. Oliver Strachey)
Among the schemes that have been organised to mitigate the evils of unemployment, one of the most appealing is the provision of Open-Air Nurseries for the children of under school age who are in special danger of suffering by reason of the plight of their parents.
In these nurseries the children receive care and good food, and many serious ailments that result from malnutrition are checked at the start.
Nurseries have already been established at Sunderland, North Shields, Byker, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Merthyr, Brynmawr, and Hoxton. One of the most interesting features of the scheme is the eager co-operation of the children's fathers in helping to construct the light, sunny shelters, taking care of the gardens, making and repairing equipment and toys ; the mothers in washing, mending, and cooking.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]


Unknown: Ray Strachey
Unknown: Gordon Square


including Weather Forecast

: Albert Sandier

JOHN MOREL (baritone)
Relayed from The Park Lane Hotel
This song is one of the minor curiosities of German song literature, a song in which Wagner challenges Schumann on his own ground by setting Heine's famous poem of the two French grenadiers abandoned in the retreat from Moscow-and introducing the ' Marseillaise ' just as Schumann did in his version written a little later.
There is a human story behind the song. Wagner wrote it in 1839, during his first miserable stay in Paris. The Opera would not produce his Rienzi ; he and Minna were desperately poor; he was obliged to turn to anything that would bring in a little money-musical journalism, the arranging of opera pot-pourris for the cornet, the composition of songs which he hoped would catch the attention of fashionable French singers-and hoped in vain. ' The Two Grenadiers ', a setting of a French translation of the poem, was one of these.


Baritone: John Morel

: Gone Away

By S. P. B. Mais
Read by The Author
A story written and broadcast by S. P. B. Mais is a thing to hear. As fine a writer as he is a broadcaster, he conjures up here in a few words one of those winter days we know so well. 'It was just not raining.' A meet at an old Elizabethan house, forty riders, as many motors, a hundred on foot. Those who try to follow are here with those who 'know' which way the fox will run. Dick Queensland, a retired huntsman, was one of those. He knew the fox when found wouldn't take to the hills... but it did.
And out of that, in his straightforward unaffected style, Mais mingles the earthly with the unearthly'. A fox with a grey mask. Poor Fanciful and Melody! For here, for once, you needn't pity the fox. This story will hold you to the end.


Author/Reader: S. P. B. Mais

: Albert Sandier

and The Park Lane Hotel Orchestra continued
At the pianoforte, J. A. BYFIELD


Pianoforte: J. A. Byfield

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